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Virat Kohli Break Sachin Record: Virat Kohli Sets Historic Record, Surpasses Sachin Tendulkar in ODI World Cup 2023, Virat Becomes First Cricketer To Scores 50 ODI Centuries

Virat Kohli Break Sachin Record: Breaking Down the Milestones: Runs, Centuries, and Highest Scorer In World.

Virat Kohli Break Sachin Record : Virat Kohli’s Unprecedented Feats in ICC World Cup 2023

Virat Kohli Break Sachin Record: Virat Becomes First Cricketer To Scores 50 ODI Centuries


Mumbai, 15 November(City Times): Virat Kohli Break Sachin Record: In a cricketing spectacle, Virat Kohli has etched his name in history, surpassing the legendary Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the most runs in a single edition of the ICC ODI World Cup. The Wankhede Stadium witnessed this monumental feat during the crucial semi-final clash against New Zealand on November 15, 2023.Virat Becomes First Cricketer To Scores 50 ODI Centuries In Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium in presence of non other than God Of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar.

Virat Kohli’s Run to Glory

Virat Kohli’s stellar performance in the ICC World Cup 2023 has rewritten the record books. With a total of 674 runs in the tournament, he has eclipsed Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 673 runs set in the 2003 World Cup. This achievement solidifies Kohli’s stature as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the game.

Fifty-Plus Scores: Setting a New Benchmark

Not only did Kohli surpass Tendulkar in the total run tally, but he also set a new record for the most 50-plus scores in a single World Cup edition. Scoring his eighth 50-plus in the semi-final, Kohli left Tendulkar and Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan behind. Tendulkar had achieved seven 50-plus scores in the 2003 World Cup, while Shakib matched the record in 2019.

Kohli 50 ODI Centuries: Virat Kohli Overtakes Sachin Tendulkar

Virat Kohli, with his remarkable consistency Virat Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the most centuries in ODIs. Currently standing at 49 centuries, Kohli is on the cusp of becoming the first cricketer in ODI history to score 50 centuries. His prowess with the bat suggests that this record is within imminent reach.

A Closer Look at the Virat Kohli Records

While Tendulkar scored his 711 runs in 12 innings at the 2003 World Cup, Kohli’s achievement comes in a format where the competition is fiercer than ever. Kohli’s innings have not only surpassed Tendulkar but also Rohit Sharma’s 648 runs in the 2015 World Cup, where Sharma scored five centuries and one fifty in nine matches.

Virat Kohli’s batting and bowling career statistics:

Virat Kohli Batting Career Summary:

FormatMatchesInningsNot OutRunsHighest ScoreAverageBalls FacedStrike Rate100s200s50s4s6s
Test11118711867625449.31570855.232972996624
ODI291279451379418358.951473393.63500711290152
T20I11510731400812252.742905137.971037356117
IPL23722934726311337.255586130.027050643234

Bowling Career Summary:

FormatMatchesInningsBallsRunsWicketsBest Bowling Inning (BBI)Best Bowling Match (BBM)Economy RateAverageStrike Rate5 Wickets10 Wickets
Test111111758400/00/02.880.00.000
ODI2915066268051/131/136.18136.00132.4000
T20I1151315220441/131/138.0551.038.000
IPL2372625136842/252/258.892.062.7500

Career Information:

  • Test Debut: vs West Indies at Sabina Park, Jun 20, 2011
  • Last Test: vs West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval, Jul 20, 2023
  • ODI Debut: vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Aug 18, 2008
  • Last ODI: vs Netherlands at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Nov 12, 2023
  • T20 Debut: vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Jun 12, 2010
  • Last T20: vs England at Adelaide Oval, Nov 10, 2022
  • IPL Debut: vs Kolkata Knight Riders at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Apr 18, 2008
  • Last IPL: vs Gujarat Titans at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, May 21, 2023

Future Milestones

As the Indian skipper continues his stellar form, he is not only eyeing Tendulkar’s century record but also has the potential to become the first cricketer in ODI history to score 50 centuries. Kohli’s consistent performances have not only propelled India in the World Cup but have also added numerous feathers to his illustrious cap.

Celebrating Kohli’s Legacy

In celebrating Virat Kohli’s historic achievements, cricket enthusiasts globally are witnessing the making of a cricketing legend. Kohli’s journey from breaking records to setting new benchmarks has left an indelible mark on the history of the game.

Virat Kohli’s exceptional performance in the ICC World Cup 2023 is more than just breaking records; it’s a testament to his unparalleled skill, determination, and commitment to the sport. As the cricketing world applauds his feats, Kohli’s legacy continues to evolve, inspiring generations of cricketers to aim for greatness.


  1. ICC World Cup 2023 Official Site
  2. ESPNcricinfo
  3. Virat Kohli Celebrating Record
  4. Kohli’s Memorable Innings in ICC World Cup 2023

Virat Kohli’s Runs in ICC World Cup 2023

MatchRuns

Table 2: Most Centuries in ODI Cricket

PlayerCenturies
Sachin Tendulkar49
Virat Kohli50*

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